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What Can Augmented Reality Bring to Medical Students?
May 22, 2017

Strap on your goggles and join us as we delve into the world of augmented reality—new, improved—and ostensibly better for medical students and the profession.  Let’s take a closer look at 5 ways augmented reality benefits medical students. 


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Why Med Students Should Care About Antibiotic Prescriptions
May 15, 2017
The over-prescription of antibiotics has led to a new global health crisis—and it affects you.  Learn more about why med students should care about antibiotics prescriptions—and its effect on antibiotic resistance.

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How Can Physicians Fight The Opioids Epidemic?
May 9, 2017
While the US has the highest share of opioid users in the world, other countries everywhere from Australia to Serbia, are facing opioid issues of their own. One group of professionals uniquely positioned to help reverse the trend? Physicians.

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5 Reasons to Study Psychiatry
May 8, 2017
It's Mental Health Awareness Week and this year's campaign focuses on how we can encourage and develop good mental health. One way is to ensure that medical professionals have the ability to recognize when their patients are suffering from poor mental health, and the skills and knowledge to get them...

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Everything You Need to Know About Medical Humanities
April 24, 2017
We often think of the humanities and medicine as two separate trajectories—and we shouldn’t.  Why?  Medicine is linked to the humanities.  Think about it: if you study any aspect of medicine, you care about humans.  If you care about humans, you care about what humans...

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Medical Doctor Versus Medical Researcher: Which is Right for You?
April 17, 2017
When most people think of medical careers, an MD (or DO) degree and the life of a practicing physician immediately come to mind. However, there’s a very different option in the medical field which involves an alternative pathway: pursuit of a PhD degree toward a career as a medical researcher....

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Four Ways Art Studies Can Help You Be a Better Healthcare Professional
April 11, 2017
When you think about the coursework you’ll encounter on your way to acquiring a healthcare degree, classes like anatomy, biology, and organic chemistry may come immediately to mind. One area of study far less likely to make the list? Art. But art studies aren’t as extraneous to a medical...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Learn American Sign Language
April 10, 2017
Did you know that today is American Sign Language (ASL) Day? All over the world, people join together in honoring the unique heritage in ASL while inviting others to learn more about this unique mode of communication. And while ASL may not be the first one that comes to mind when you think about lea...

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A Day in The Life of a Medical Student…United States Edition
March 27, 2017
The globe’s medical students may share common goals, but do they also share common experiences while in medical school? We’re excited to debut a new series aimed at giving aspiring future doctors a peek inside life at medical schools around the world by going straight to the source: the ...

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Making a Difference with a Medical Degree
March 20, 2017
Think all medical students are in it for the money? Think again. In fact, according to one survey from Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, less than half of survey respondents were primarily motivated by money when deciding to study medicine. So what does inspire so many students to pursue this challen...

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May 24, 2017

Gluten-free.  It’s all the rage—but why?  A new study suggests why you might not want to follow this fad unless you have celiac ...


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May 17, 2017

Six US senators have recently joined forces to introduce a new piece of legislation which will support the growth of telehealth and remote patient mon...


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May 10, 2017

Need to remember something?  Do as the ancient Greeks and wear a garland of rosemary around your neck.  Why?  Let’s take a closer...